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Ebola’s Terrifying Known Unknown

3 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

WHO officials say they’re seeing a decrease in cases in Liberia—but that’s because no one can say how many newly infected people they haven’t been able to count.

From Most Wanted to Murdered Cop’s Cuffs

3 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Eric Frein eluded Pennsylvania police for seven weeks after he allegedly killed a state trooper with a sniper shot. Last night, his run ended—in the back of that trooper’s squad car.

Pro-Life Group Sends Over The Top Mailer

3 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A pro-life group sent a "public health alert" to Iowa voters that turned out just to be an attack on the Democratic candidate for Senate.

UN envoy proposes Syria 'fighting freeze'

Staffan de Mistura says local ceasefires in different parts of the war-torn country could help get aid deliveries in.

Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

Unwed Indian Moms Applying for Child’s Passport Are Asked If They Were Raped

They also need to file an affidavit detailing how the child was conceived, a lawyer for the Indian government said

U.S. Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Show More Summary

The 30 Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes, Ever

4 hours agoNews : CitizenSugar

Halloween is on Friday, which means we'll see plenty of stars getting into costumes for the fun and spooky night. There are quite a few celebrities who clearly love getting in the Halloween spirit, be it donning truly creepy disguises or embracing the lighter side of the holiday with pop-culture-inspired ensembles. Show More Summary

U.S. Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Show More Summary

New Indonesian President Jokowi Talks Tough With Fading Power Australia

Indonesia's newfound chest-thumping may simply be a fledgling administration's efforts to win domestic approval, but is nonetheless indicative of shifting powers in the region

Possible Sighting Of Endangered Gray Wolf In Grand Canyon

Authorities believe there may have been an endangered gray wolf sighting in the Grand Canyon. If the wolf is definitely identified, it will officially be the first time anyone has seen a gray wolf in the Grand Canyon since the 1940s when the last one in the area was killed. Show More Summary

Malaysian boys sue over MH370 disappearance

Two boys seek damages over loss of father in first legal action over mysterious Flight MH370 tragedy that shocked world.

3 Missing Americans Found Dead in Mexico

Three US citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement. The father of the three siblings identified Erica Alvarado Rivera, 26, and her brothers, Alex, 22,...

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago — but Germany is still divided

5 hours agoNews : BlogPost

It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany's communist East from the U.S.-friendly West. Today, commuters run to catch a metro where trains stood for nearly 40 years. Curried sausages...Show More Summary

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago — but Germany is still divided

5 hours agoNews : BlogPost

It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany's communist East from the U.S.-friendly West. Today, commuters run to catch a metro where trains stood for nearly 40 years. Curried sausages...Show More Summary

Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

12 WAYS JIM CROW IS WINNING IN 2014

Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014 by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman Freepress.org Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us. So the voting rights of millions of student, elderly, black, Hispanic [...]

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